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King Prawn Phatia and Puri Recipe


  • 16 King Prawns
  • 4 puri breads
  • 1 Cup of Curry Massalla Gravy-click for recipe
  • Half of an onion finely chopped
  • 8 Tomatoes cut into Eighths
  • 2 Teaspoon Curry Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Chilli Powder
  • 3 Teaspoons Brown Sugar
  • 8 Finely Chopped Cayenne Chillies
  • 1 Clove Garlic
  • 1 Green Pepper, Seeded and Diced
  • Teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • Half Teaspoon Fennel seeds
  • Half Teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 5 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil
  • 4 Tablespoons roughly chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 Tablespoon whole coriander leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Garam Massalla
  • Juice of 1 lemon

Cooking method for King Prawn Phatia and Puri

Serves 4

Make a paste of the curry powder and chilli powder with the lemon juice. Devein the king prawns. Dry Fry the whole seeds for 1 minute on high heat. Add the oil and fry the onion and 1 cayenne chilli on a medium heat until golden. Add the curry and chilli powder paste and stir in and fry for a further 30 secs. Add the King Prawns and stir fry until pink. Add half the Massalla Gravy, Tomatoes, Pepper, and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Now add the sugar and chillies and simmer for a further 2 minutes, stirring constantly. If needed add more massalla gravy to prevent the curry becoming too thick. Now crush in the garlic clove, add the finely chopped coriander leaves and cook for a further minute and then add half the lemon juice, stir in and taste, add the rest of the lemon juice if needed. Serve on the fried puris one per person with a wedge of lemon and sprinkling of coriander leaves

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